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United Breast Cancer Foundation

CharityWatch report issued
November 2019

F
CharityWatch Grade
Our independent grade based
on a number of factors.
 
18%
Program Percentage
Amount spent on programs
relative to overhead.
 
$81
Cost to Raise $100
Amount spent to raise
$100 of contributions.

Contact Information

United Breast Cancer Foundation
P.O. Box 2421
Huntington, NY 11743

Other Names

None

Tax Status

501(c)3

Website

www.ubcf.org

Stated Mission

To make a positive difference in the lives of those affected by breast cancer. Aids in providing screening, treatment, after-care, educational material, and patient & family assistance & information. Provides grants to hospitals & community health centers to benefit patients & families coping with breast cancer.

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Data based on Fiscal Year Ended 12/31/2018

Program Percentage: 18%

The percentage of United Breast Cancer Foundation's cash budget it spends on programs relative to overhead (fundraising, management, and general expenses).

$15,000,000

Calculated Total Expenses

(rounded)

 

Cost to Raise $100: $81

How many dollars United Breast Cancer Foundation spends on fundraising to raise each $100 of contributions.

$14,000,000

Calculated Total Contributions

(rounded)

Joint Costs

United Breast Cancer Foundation's rating was adjusted for Joint Costs. If you are a donor who considers direct mail, telemarketing, and other Joint Cost solicitations to be true charitable programs, the below efficiency ratios, which were not adjusted for joint costs, may better reflect your goals.

Program % Cost to Raise $100
52% $47
Accounting rules allow charities to report some telemarketing, direct mail, and other solicitation costs as Program expenses. CharityWatch believes that most donors do not consider a charity's solicitation activities to be the Programs they are intending to support with their donations. We therefore adjust such expenses out of a charity's reported Program expense and add it to Fundraising expense prior to calculating its rating.

Government Funding

0% to 24%

Percentage of cash revenue
coming from government sources

 

Financial Documents

Entity Document Type Tax ID
United Breast Cancer Foundation IRS Form 990 11-3571208
United Breast Cancer Foundation Audited Financial Statements 11-3571208
Entity: United Breast Cancer Foundation
Document Type: IRS Form 990
Tax ID: 11-3571208
Entity: United Breast Cancer Foundation
Document Type: Audited Financial Statements
Tax ID: 11-3571208

Governance & Transparency

CharityWatch evaluates certain criteria related to a charity's Governance and Transparency. Donors may want to consider a charity's willingness to be open and transparent with CharityWatch to be a good litmus test for determining its commitment to public accountability.
United Breast Cancer Foundation
does not meet governance benchmarks.
 
United Breast Cancer Foundation
does not meet transparency benchmarks.
Transparency
Provides Financial Information
Audit Accessibility
Governance: Policies
Reports regularly & consistently monitoring & enforcing compliance with a written Conflict of Interest Policy
Reports required, annual disclosure by officers, directors, and key staff of interests that could give rise to conflicts
Reports having a written Whistleblower Policy
Reports having a written Document Retention and Destruction Policy
Governance: Financials
Reports providing copy of tax form to all board members prior to filing it with IRS
Reports that financial statements were audited by an independent accountant
Governance: Board of Directors
Reports at least 5 voting board members
51% or more of voting board members reported as independent
Reports documenting minutes of board and board committee meetings
Privacy Policy
Privacy Policy No Sharing  

  Name Title Compensation
1 Audrey S. Mastrioanni Executive Director $349,000
1
Name: Audrey S. Mastrioanni
Title: Executive Director
Compensation: $349,000

CharityWatch Analysts perform an in-depth analysis of charities' audited financial statements and IRS tax filings, and often review other documents such as state filings, annual reports, and fundraising contracts during their evaluations. Below are select notes that CharityWatch believes may be of interest to donors.

According to the United Breast Cancer Foundation (UBCF) 2018 tax filing, UBCF reports receiving donated clothing & household goods on which it placed a value of $7,534,755 and donated advertising on which it placed a value of $3,789,387 (IRS Form 990, Schedule M).

[Note: CharityWatch generally excludes the value of in-kind (non-cash) donations of goods and services from its calculations of Program % and Cost to Raise $100. More information on how grades are calculated and the treatment of in-kind donations can be found on the Our Process page.]

According to the United Breast Cancer Foundation (UBCF) 2018 tax filing, there is a family relationship among all three members of the UBCF Board of Directors, with the Executive Director, Audrey Mastrioanni, being the daughter and sister, respectively, of the other two directors/board members, Nicholas Mastrioanni and Nicholas Mastrioanni II (IRS Form 990, Schedule O & Part VII, Section A).

Also according to UBCF's 2018 tax filing, "President Audrey Mastrioanni may appoint members to the governing body" (IRS Form 990, Schedule O).


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